aerophagy


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aerophagy

erratic gulping of air.
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aer·o·pha·gi·a

, aerophagy
n. aerofagia, tragar aire en exceso.
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(8) Direct saliva aspiration, discoordinated swallowing, gastroesophageal dysmotility, spasticity, aerophagy, chronic constipation, scoliosis or a predominantly supine position may explain the persistent pulmonary symptoms in some NI children post fundoplication as occurred in our patients.